Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor Reports on Death of Migratory Birds


CATEGORY: Environmental Management, Hammond Port Authority, Mayor's Office, News

As Mayor of the City of Hammond and a lover of birds, I continue to be concerned about the death of migratory birds found in and around Wolf Lake. As reported, numerous communities around the Midwest have discovered dead birds and fish in and around inland lakes and natural areas this spring. Many different theories have been put forth as …

Park Board Meeting


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE HAMMOND BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Wednesday, March 3, 2021 @ 5:30 p.m. VIRTUAL MEETING VIA ZOOM Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87440194391?pwd=N0NuSjdpcm0wTGl5TjQvMkpoOXN5UT09 Meeting ID: 874 4019 4391 Passcode: 295996 Public Comment may be submitted prior to and following the meeting at parks@gohammond.com   Call the Regular Meeting to Order Roll Call Agenda Minutes from Previous Meeting Register of Claims …

Capital Improvement Board Meets on 03/15/21


CATEGORY: Capital Improvement Board, News, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BOARD March 15, 2021 @ 5:00pm The meeting will be held in the Hammond Common Council Chambers Hammond City Hall Room 209, Second Floor 5925 Calumet Avenue Hammond, Indiana. The meeting will be preceded by a Work Study Session at 4:00pm If any member of the public wishes to attend the regular meeting electronically, the …

Hammond Sanitation Department

Yard Waste Pickup Begins April 26th


CATEGORY: News, Sanitation Department

On April 26, 2021 (weather permitting), Hammond Public Works will begin curbside pickup of 30-gallon paper, biodegradable yard waste bags on a regular weekly basis. Residents can expect their yard waste pickup on the same day as their scheduled garbage pickup days. The bags must not weigh more than 50 lbs. and only grass and leaves can be placed in …

St. Patrick’s Day Gift Basket Contest


CATEGORY: News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation invite you to have some fun for St. Patrick’s Day by guessing the number of chocolate coins in our Pot O’ Gold. Winners will receive St. Patrick’s Day goodie baskets provided by the City of Hammond. Entries will be received until midnight on March 16. Here are the rules: There …

Park Board Meeting


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE HAMMOND BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Wednesday, March 3, 2021 @ 5:30 p.m. VIRTUAL MEETING VIA ZOOM Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87440194391?pwd=N0NuSjdpcm0wTGl5TjQvMkpoOXN5UT09 Meeting ID: 874 4019 4391 Passcode: 295996 Public Comment may be submitted prior to and following the meeting at parks@gohammond.com   Call the Regular Meeting to Order Roll Call Agenda Minutes from Previous Meeting Register of Claims …

Capital Improvement Board Meets on 03/01/21


CATEGORY: Capital Improvement Board, News, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BOARD March 1, 2021 @ 5:00pm The meeting will be held in the Hammond Common Council Chambers Hammond City Hall Room 209, Second Floor 5925 Calumet Avenue Hammond, Indiana. The meeting will be preceded by a Work Study Session at 4:30pm If any member of the public wishes to attend the regular meeting electronically, the …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

City of Hammond Ends 2020 in the Black


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. is pleased to announce that the City of Hammond finished 2020 with a revenue surplus. After a very trying year dealing with a pandemic that closed the Casino for part of the year as well as impacted the tax base and other revenue streams, Hammond still ended 2020 with a fund balance of $4,061,274.88. …

“Region Strong” Gear Available for 219 Day


CATEGORY: Featured, News, Parks Department

In following Governor Holcomb’s Executive Order, Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 219 Day Committee feel it is not appropriate to hold an in-person event for 219 Day this year at the Hammond Civic Center. In keeping with 219 Day tradition, Mayor McDermott is offering apparel to recognize ‘da Region for 2021. This year, we will be offering men’s …